'Dos that Say, "Boo!": Halloween Hairstyles for Every Costume

October's finally here.

devoted to the perfect Halloween costume, your clients are liable to forget one of the most important components to their ensemble: their hair! Don't let that happen. We've rounded up a spooktacular selection of Halloween hairdos to go with whatever idea she may have in mind.

(The above look? So vamp-y.)


OK, first she needs a stellar makeup job. Then add a few flowers, a messy updo... and voila, you have yourself a stunning sugar skull–inspired look. Sure it's more Dia de los Muertos than Halloween, but why not?



Kim Kardashian channeled traditionally flowy mermaid locks at the 2nd Annual Midori Green Halloween Party in 2012. We think it'd be a faux pas not to craft these waves for your water nymph!

er it's a Pink Lady or a pin-up star you're dealing with, 1950s hair—complete with lots of bobby pins and perhaps even victory rolls—could come in handy. We love this inspirational look from Organic Color systems! See the full collection here.

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There's something free-spirited and pixie-like about this 'do—wouldn't it go perfectly with a pair of wings? Learn how to do it yourself! (Note: Fairy dust not included.)



Punk is back—or did it ever go away? If she wants to work a gothic vibe, or pay homage to a rock icon like Joan Jett, check out these tips on fashioning a mod mullet.

Irwin, TIGI's Global Creative Director and lead hairstylist created this gothic chic look for Mark Fast at London Fashion Week S/S 2014. Great for a witchy woman—or even perhaps a bloodthirsty vampire? Either way, she'll certainly frighten the neighbors. Learn how to replicate the look here!


Is she mad for Mad Men? Looks like Kate Beckinsale is, too—check out the bouffant she rocked at the Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis Launch Ceremony in China. This'll complement her shift dress and winged eyeliner like nobody's business.

nurse, sexy cop, sexy dinosaur—there's really no limit to what costume can showcase the bombshell factor on Halloween! For whatever incarnation her sexy costume might take, add some bodacious curls to her look to really ramp up the va-va-voom.

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For the pop culture aficionados among your clientele, may we recommend Miley's infamous twin top knots? They're a little bit Sailor Moon, a little bit meatball-esque and very, very recognizable. Get the look here!



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